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Accessibility statement for GovWifi technical documentation

This accessibility statement applies to the GovWifi technical documentation at

This website is run by the GovWifi team at the Chief Digital Information Office (CDIO), part of Cabinet Office. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible, because of issues caused by our Technical Documentation Template.

Feedback and contact information

If you need any part of this service in a different format like large print, audio recording or braille, email

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 2 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, email

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The CDIO is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

There are parts of this documentation that are not accessible because of issues caused by our Technical Documentation Template.

How we tested this website

The website was tested in May 2021 by the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) using a combination of automated and manual tests, including:

  • JAWS 18 screen reader with Chrome
  • NVDA screen reader with Firefox
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking 15 with Internet Explorer 11
  • ZoomText 11 (Fusion) with Chrome
  • VoiceOver with Safari (v12 or later) on iPhone
  • Zoom with Safari on iPad
  • TalkBack on Android (Chrome browser)

DAC also tested to make sure that the service can be used:

  • without a mouse
  • by disabled people who do not use specific assistive technology

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 25 August 2021.

We have plans to recommission an independent audit of our service at a future date.

This page was last reviewed on 25 August 2021. It needs to be reviewed again on 25 November 2021 .
This page was set to be reviewed before 25 November 2021. This might mean the content is out of date.